Study the picture and think about these questions:
1) Who can you see?
2) Who do you think the main character is?
3) Why are they in an aeroplane?
4) Is it set in the present or past?
5) Where are they going?
7) Based on the picture, what genre of story do you think it might be?
8) Based on the picture, what would be a suitable title for your story?
Task 2: Sentence challenge
1) Can you draw a picture of what Poppy can see?
2) Can you create 10 descriptive sentences for what one of the characters can see?
Task 3: Sick Sentence
How many ways can you find to improve the sentence below?
The plane went through the sky. It was cloudy. The wind blew.
Task 4: Descriptive writing
Write no more than a page describing the flight. Think about what Poppy can see,feel etc.. Remember to include all the Year 6 writing features (semi colons, embedded clauses etc..)
Task 5:Editing Station
Using online dictionary and thesaurus, can you up level and improve your story? When you're proud of your work, read it to an adult.
Task 1 (Monday):
Retell the story of the Little Shoemaker in a comic book style.
Task 2 (Tuesday):
Write a set of instructions (using the features we have used: introduction,you will need, bullet pointed steps)
Task 3 (Wednesday):
Create an advertisement that the shoe maker could place in a newspaper (think rhetorical questions/ hyperbole etc)
Task 4 (Thursday):
Write a descriptive piece on the shoes the Little shoemaker is selling (Think Marks & Spencer- it's not just leather, it's luxurious organically grown leather from free range cows...etc... You guys are brilliant at this)
Task 5 (Friday):
It's time to edit! use an online thesaurus to up level your shoe stall descriptions. If you're feeling brave, read it to an adult (add back ground music to really set the tone!)
Task 1 (Monday)
Think about the following questions:
Task 2 (Tuesday)
Draw a picture of what you think is in the box. Add colour and detail to your picture (it will help you later on!)
Task 3 (Wednesday)
Write a script of what the two people would have said before and after opening the box
Task 4 (Thursday/Friday)
Once upon a time lived a dashingly handsome prince, who was married to an evil stepmother. One day, whilst in their kitchen, they discovered a mysterious box. At first, the wise prince was reluctant to open the unusual box but the evil stepmother moaned and moaned until he finally gave in. As soon as they had opened the box, they realised they had made a grave mistake........
Using the above story starter, write a fairytale adventure of what happened next. You have 2 days to write this so see how far your imagination can take you. Try to include direct speech (correctly) into your story.